Common Core http://wyso.org en New Common Core Academic Standards Face Opposition http://wyso.org/post/new-common-core-academic-standards-face-opposition <p>Some Ohio legislators are making a late play to block implementation of new math and English standards that schools are required to phase in starting this school year. The so-called Common Core is a set of national expectations for students that Ohio’s state Board of Education adopted three years ago. There was little opposition at the time but that’s changing.</p><p>These new standards aim to better prepare students for college and jobs, so they are tougher than Ohio’s current standards.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Molly Bloom (StateImpact Ohio) 36786 at http://wyso.org Superintendents Like Controversial Education Reform Plan http://wyso.org/post/superintendents-controversial-education-reform-plan <p>A new study released this week gauges the views of Ohio school superintendents on education reform in the state. As Emily McCord reports from Ohio Public Radio member station WYSO, it finds superintendents favor the initiative known as the Common Core. Fri, 17 May 2013 17:27:14 +0000 Emily McCord 33343 at http://wyso.org